The ‘AboveTheLaw’ blog has been doing the tallying, but the wreckage from the recession is taking its heaviest toll ever among the Big Law firms.
DLA Piper announced it was laying off 80 lawyers and 100 staff members in the U.S.
Goodwin Procter announced it was cutting 36 lawyers and 38 staff members
Dechert cut 19 lawyers
Faegre & Benson (yesterday) axed 29 lawyers